Why is cloud strategy important?
It’s important for enterprises to plan and think strategically when adopting the cloud. Cloud adoption is a journey that will impact the whole organisation and is likely to take a number of years, so there are a few things to consider at each stage of the journey. For example, in the early stages you should […]
Cloud skills and training: keys to successful cloud adoption
In my role as a Cloud Architect for Cloudreach, I spend a lot of time getting ‘into the weeds’ of a project’s technical details. Large, multinational customers, eager to begin their cloud journeys possess very large IT estates, typically composed of thousands of virtual machines, bare metal hosts and correspondingly sprawling networks. It takes a […]
Application Modernization in The Cloud Era
A bit of history Computer applications have existed quite literally since the advent of the computer – you need something to make that hardware do something! As the hardware would increase in capability and power – these applications could be updated/rewritten to take advantage of the additional capabilities. In the early days of computing, this […]
What does it take to be a leading MSP?
“Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character” – John Wooden. To repeat our presence in the Leader quadrant of Gartner’s Public Cloud MSP MQ is a truly humbling honor, but knowing the character of our global team of Cloudreachers, it’s not entirely surprising. Since joining Cloudreach, I have gained fantastic insight into what it takes […]
Robots for Everyone: The Changing Face of Robotics
When you think about the field of robotics and the people who build and program robots, what image comes to mind? Is it this? Or something like this? Or maybe even these famous guys: That’s because for decades, these images have been icons for computer science, robotics, and engineering disciplines. But despite the fact […]
AWS expands in Europe with new French Region
What exactly has just been announced? AWS just announced a new region in Paris, France. A region, in AWS terms, is a composition of 2 or more availability zones (AZs). A single availability zone is composed by one or more Data Centers. AWS announced 3 availability zones in Paris which means at least […]
The Public Cloud Landscape And Advice For Adopting At Scale
Things are rather sporty in the public cloud integration and managed services ecosystem. It is increasingly evident that this is a hot space, and we are presently witnessing significant momentum and change as more businesses require support with public cloud adoption. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and Alibaba have steadily emerged as […]
Are we about to experience a big change in the developer role?
Developers are creative people that want to be mentally stimulated. With developments in Cloud Computing, the job role is changing a lot and we’re expecting code generation to have a big impact on how developers work. How will they feel about this? Developers have been creating software since the beginning of the computer age, and […]
Microsoft hits Refresh
Over the past few years, I’ve read a number of interesting books relating to “business”, and a few of those have linked to Cloudreach’s key partners, for example: Amazon, Google (and Google’s HR approach). More recently, I found some time to read Satya Nadella’s book on his Microsoft journey entitled ‘Hit Refresh’ – and as […]